Lanai Airport

Coordinates: 20°47′08″N 156°57′05″W / 20.78556°N 156.95139°W / 20.78556; -156.95139
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Lanai Airport

Kahua Mokulele o Lāna‘i
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorHawaii Department of Transportation
Elevation AMSL1,308 ft / 399 m
Coordinates20°47′08″N 156°57′05″W / 20.78556°N 156.95139°W / 20.78556; -156.95139
LNY is located in Molokai and Lanai
Location of airport in Hawaii
LNY is located in Hawaii
LNY (Hawaii)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Aircraft operations6,326

Lanai Airport[2] (IATA: LNY, ICAO: PHNY, FAA LID: LNY), also written as Lānaʻi Airport, is a state-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles or about 3.4 miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Lanai City (Lānaʻi City), in Maui County, Hawaii.[1] The airport began regular operations in 1930.[3] It is the only airport serving the island of Lanai (Lānaʻi).

It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2021–2025, in which it is categorized as a non-hub primary commercial service facility.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers an area of 505 acres (204 ha) at an elevation of 1,308 feet (399 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2016, the airport had 6,326 aircraft operations, an average of 17 per day: 65% air taxi, 25% scheduled commercial, 9% general aviation and 1% military. In April 2022, there were no aircraft based at this airport.[1]

The only commercial airline, Mokulele Airlines, operates Cessna Grand Caravan 208EX aircraft into Lanai.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Mokulele Airlines Honolulu, Kahului, Molokai


Annual passenger traffic at LNY airport. See Wikidata query.

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes from LNY (December 2021 – November 2022)[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Honolulu, Hawaii 24,000 Mokulele
2 Kahului, Hawaii 7,000 Mokulele
3 Molokai, Hawaii 1,000 Mokulele

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Date Flight Number Information
26 February 2014 - A charted twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo aircraft operated by Maui Air crashed after takeoff from Lanai Airport one mile away. The plane was carrying a pilot and five employees of Maui County. The pilot and two passengers were killed, while the other three passengers were injured.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for LNY PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. effective April 21, 2022.
  2. ^ "Lanai Airport". State of Hawaii. Retrieved June 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Lanai Airport". Hawaii Aviation. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  4. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  5. ^ Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). "Lanai, HI: Lanai Airport (LNY) Scheduled Services except Freight/Mail". U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT). Retrieved February 9, 2023.

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